Smoke control area

The whole of the Authority area is a smoke control area covered by a single smoke control order. This means that only authorised fuels and/or exempt appliances can be used within the city boundary.

Hull is a Smoke Control Area

It is illegal to emit smoke from a chimney of a building unless you use -

  • a government approved appliance together with the manufacturers permitted fuel or
  • smokeless fuel


There are a few exemptions within the Smoke Control area.

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